Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority Serving Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties
Senior Citizens, age 65 and older, wishing to ride SEPTA bus, trolley, and subway service free of charge, or take advantage of the $1.00 Regional Rail fare within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, must show one of these three forms of ID:
Railroad Retirement Annuity Card
Medicare Card (Issued by the Social Security Administration)
PA Senior Citizen Transit ID Card
Trips made to the selected stations SEPTA serves in New Jersey and the State of Delaware require an additional fare.
If you are a Senior and would like to obtain a Pennsylvania Senior Citizen Transit Identification Card, follow the steps shown.
The application for a Senior Citizen Transit Identification Card is available to download or may be obtained in person at any of the five SEPTA Customer Service locations and participating State Legislator Offices.
Customer Service Locations
1234 Market Street
Frankford Transportation Center
69th Street Terminal
Norristown Transportation Center
Chester Transportation Center
If you prefer to download, print and complete the PDF application ahead of time, please make sure all fields above the words 'This Section To Be Completed By Transit Agency' are filled in.
Customer Service will help you determine if your local Legislative Office participates in the distribution of the Senior Citizen Transit Identification Card.
Applicants for a Senior Citizen Transit Identification Card must appear in person to complete the application process.
Applications will not be accepted by mail.
You may visit any of the five Customer service locations or a participating State Legislator office.
Applicants are required to show at least one form of accepted identification along with a completed application.
Accepted Forms Of Identification
Armed Forces Discharge/Separation Papers
Veteran's Universal Access ID Card
Resident Alien Card
Yellow PACE Card (Pharmaceutical Assistance Contract for the Elderly)
Pennsylvania ID Card (Non-Driver)
Photo Drivers License
Statement of Age Verification from the U.S. Social Security Administration
Applications are processed by the Customer Service Department. Please allow approximately 7 to 14 business days for receipt of your ID card.
All Senior Citizen Transit Identification Cards are mailed to customers.
Lost or Stolen Senior cards will be replaced (1) time at no cost. A second replacement card will not be issued until (1) year elapses from the date of the original replacement.